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... 7 likely to perceive e-scooter use as safe as compared with men and significantly (p ≤ 0.001) more likely to indicate safety concerns such as worries about hitting someone or being hit and worries about feeling unsteady or falling, irrespective of past e-scooter use (Sanders et al.
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... 8 epidemiological studies identified in the literature review, and the results from an original analysis of data from North Carolina emergency departments. How Are Researchers Identifying E-Scooter Injuries?
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... 9 Regardless of the measurement method, most e-scooter injuries were low severity, with more severe injuries comprising a small portion of the total reported. The ISS is a widely used anatomical scoring system for patients with multiple injuries.
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... 10 proportion of injured e-scooter riders (67.9%) than manual scooter riders (40.1%)
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... 11 design, roadway characteristics, rider education, or other factors that could be altered to minimize such incidents. Motor Vehicle–E-Scooter Collisions Only a small proportion of nonfatal e-scooter incidents involves motor vehicles.
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... 12 of helmets among injured e-scooter users is lower than that of all e-scooter riders, perhaps because riders wearing helmets are less likely to experience serious injuries because of the protective nature of the helmets. Helmet use among injured riders in 15 studies fell in the range of zero to 9% (excluding one finding of 25% in San Francisco, owing to a small sample size of n = 8)

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